Alastair Fothergill


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Alastair Fothergill was born on April 10, 1960 as Alastair David William Fothergill. He is a producer and director, known for Planet Earth (2006), The Blue Planet (2001) and Frozen Planet (2011). See full bio »

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Planet Earth Producer
(2006)
The Blue Planet Producer
(2001)
Frozen Planet Producer
(2011-2012)
Earth Director
(2007)

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 2022 Polar Bear (Documentary) (producer) (completed)
 2021 Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2021 A Perfect Planet (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- The Sun (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Volcano (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2020 David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2019 Dancing with the Birds (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 2019 Our Planet: Behind the Scenes (TV Movie documentary) (series producer)
 2019 Our Planet (TV Mini Series documentary) (series producer - 8 episodes)
- Forests (2019) ... (series producer)
- Fresh Water (2019) ... (series producer)
- The High Seas (2019) ... (series producer)
- From Deserts to Grasslands (2019) ... (series producer)
- Coastal Seas (2019) ... (series producer)
 2019 Penguins (Documentary) (producer)
 2018 Dolphin Reef (Documentary) (producer)
 2015 The Hunt (TV Mini Series documentary) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- Race Against Time (Coasts) (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Nowhere to Hide (Plains) (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Hide and Seek (Forests) (2015) ... (executive producer)
- In the Grip of the Seasons (Arctic) (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Hardest Challenge (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Monkey Kingdom (Documentary) (producer)
 2002-2013 Nature (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Attenborough's Life Stories: Our Fragile Planet (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Attenborough's Life Stories: Life on Camera (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Dive to the Abyss (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2011-2012 Frozen Planet (TV Mini Series documentary) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- Science at the End of the Earth (2012) ... (executive producer)
- The Epic Journey (2011) ... (executive producer)
- On Thin Ice (2011) ... (executive producer)
- The Last Frontier (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Winter (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Chimpanzee (Documentary) (producer)
 2006 The Making of 'Deep Blue' (Video documentary) (segment producer)
 2006 Planet Earth (TV Mini Series documentary) (series producer - 9 episodes)
- Ocean Deep (2006) ... (series producer)
- Seasonal Forests (2006) ... (series producer)
- Shallow Seas (2006) ... (series producer)
- Jungles (2006) ... (series producer)
- Great Plains (2006) ... (series producer)
 2001 Making Waves (TV Special) (series producer)
  The Blue Planet (TV Mini Series documentary) (series producer - 5 episodes, 2001) (producer/series producer - 3 episodes, 2001) (producer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Coasts (2001) ... (producer/series producer)
- Tidal Seas (2001) ... (series producer)
- Coral Seas (2001) ... (series producer)
- Seasonal Seas (2001) ... (series producer)
- Frozen Seas (2001) ... (series producer)
 1999 The Living Edens (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- South Georgia Island: Paradise of Ice (1999) ... (producer)
 1994 National Geographic Explorer (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- Antarctica: Life in the Freezer (1994) ... (producer)
 1993 Life in the Freezer (TV Mini Series documentary) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Footsteps in the Snow (1993) ... (producer)
- The Big Freeze (1993) ... (producer)
- The Door Closes (1993) ... (producer)
- The Race to Breed (1993) ... (producer)
- The Ice Retreats (1993) ... (producer)
  The Trials of Life (TV Mini Series documentary) (assistant producer - 3 episodes, 1990) (producer - 2 episodes, 1990)
- Talking to Strangers (1990) ... (producer)
- Fighting (1990) ... (assistant producer)
- Finding the Way (1990) ... (producer)
- Hunting and Escaping (1990) ... (assistant producer)
- Arriving (1990) ... (assistant producer)
 1988 Reefwatch (TV Series documentary) (associate producer)
 1986 Wild Britain (TV Series documentary) (assistant producer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1986) ... (assistant producer)
- Episode #1.7 (1986) ... (assistant producer)
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... (assistant producer)
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... (assistant producer)
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... (assistant producer)
 1984-1985 Wildtrack (TV Series) (assistant producer - 15 episodes)
- Episode #10.6 (1985) ... (assistant producer)
- Episode #10.5 (1985) ... (assistant producer)
- Episode #10.4 (1985) ... (assistant producer)
- Episode #10.3 (1985) ... (assistant producer)
- Episode #10.2 (1985) ... (assistant producer)
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